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Are We Moving Too Fast?

By Eric J. Rickenbach

“I feel the need. The need for_______.”

Most people can quote this famous line from Tom Cruise’s 1986 hit movie Top Gun.  But for purposes of discussion, I left off the last words.  I did this because when it comes to today’s vehicle extrication process we need to think about what is the best word or words we should be putting there.  Maybe “speed” is not the proper word in the vehicle rescue environment today.  Maybe we should be thinking that slower may be better?

This article was published in the 2014 Q4 edition Hemming Fire & Rescue News.  To view the complete article go here.